Category: Fire Department News

Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more.  Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 601 N Country Fair Dr $288,000 4-24-19 Commercial Alteration Pavlov Media 1813 W Kirby $372,878 4-23-19 Commercial Alteration Carle 708 S Sixth $50,512,000 […]


City’s Building Safety Division Inspects HUB Project

The Building Safety Division recently inspected the massive amount of reinforcing bars put into place for the foundation of the $50.5 million HUB project in Campustown.  The foundation pour will require 3,700 cubic yards of concrete delivered by 405 concrete trucks. The HUB is a 17-story building that will include 322 apartments, parking, and a Target store.


$238.2 Million in Construction Permits Issued in 2018

Champaign continues to prove to be the perfect place to live, work, and play, as the Fire Department’s Building Safety Division reports they processed $238,246,913 in construction permits during 2018. This is the second-highest year since 2008, following only 2014 when approximately $243 million of construction permits were issued. Continued commercial and residential development in […]


City Employees Set New Records for Charitable Giving

In 2018, the City of Champaign once again participated in the Combined Charities Campaign that was organized by the United Way of Champaign County.  Each year, the City participates in this campaign by encouraging City employees to donate to a wide variety of local, state, and national charitable organizations.  The campaign wrapped up late last […]


4th Annual Edward M. Hoffman Memorial Awards and Pinning Ceremony Now Airing on CGTV

The City’s Communications Division and Fire Department staff recently completed the video production of the Hoffman Awards ceremony held on October 10, 2018.  This event honors citizens and members of local ambulance services in addition to Champaign Police Officers, Fire Fighters, and METCAD 9-1-1 Telecommunicators who displayed exemplary service to those they have sworn to […]


Building Permits Issued

Building Permits Issued The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use  3302 Mission Dr. $5,550,261 11/5/18 New Multi-Family/Retail 3202 Apollo Dr. $1,294,791 11/5/18 New Warehouse         2018 Overall […]


Champaign’s Deputy Fire Marshal Receives Life Safety Award

Janet Maupin (Deputy Fire Marshal, Champaign Fire Department) received the Life Safety Award at the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance’s 78th annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon on October 11, 2018. The Life Safety Award is given to an organization, department, or individual that has achieved a pattern of excellence in bringing life safety into the lives […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 4813 Vahalla $360,000 10/11/18 New Single Family 5008 Chestnut Grove $315,000 10/16/18 New Single Family 2008 W Springfield $387,000 10/17/18 Commercial Alteration Dunkin […]